Special Q+A with Kristen Soltis Anderson on “The Selfie Vote”

On Thursday, November 16, the UW’s Graduate School will be hosting a public talk by Kristen Soltis Anderson as part of a lecture series “Equity and Difference: Rights”. Her talk is titled “The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up).” The presentation will take place at 7:30 pm in Kane Hall and is open to the public. Registration is here: http://www.washington.edu/alumni/events/the-selfie-vote/

As part of Soltis Anderson’s visit, the Communication Department will host an hour-long informal Q+A at 4:30 pm in room 126 of the COM building. Adrienne Russell and Matt Powers will lead this event, and all faculty, staff, students, and alumni are welcome to attend.

Kristen Soltis Anderson is author of The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up). She is a pollster and co-founder of Echelon Insights, a research and analytics firm. She was one of TIME’s “30 Under 30 Changing the World” and has been featured as one of ELLE’s 2016 “Most Compelling Women in Washington.”

Anderson is an ABC News political contributor, columnist at The Washington Examiner, and is the co-host of The Pollsters, a bipartisan weekly podcast. She regularly appears on programs such as Morning Joe, Fox News Sunday, Real Time with Bill Maher and more.

In 2014, Anderson was a Resident Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics. Her research on millennial attitudes has been featured in The New York Times Magazine and she regularly speaks to audiences of corporate leaders and public officials about how to reach the millennial generation.

Prior to launching Echelon Insights, Anderson was Vice President of The Winston Group, a Republican polling firm. She received her master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.